Mott MacDonald has appointed Albert Allan as managing director of its oil, gas and petrochemicals (OGP) business. He will oversee the 1400 strong team, which is currently engaged in developing, designing and providing project management services for onshore and offshore exploration, production, storage, processing and transmission facilities.
Commenting on his appointment, Albert said: “Mott MacDonald is well known for working with some of the world’s most prestigious companies, providing leading expertise on cross border supply issues and alternative technologies. It is an exciting time to be joining the company and I look forward to steering the OGP business to continued success.”
Albert brings with him 25 years’ experience in project, operations and construction management roles. He joins Mott MacDonald from Global Energy Group (GEG) where he was chief operating officer responsible for the restructure and rebrand of the company which comprised nearly 30 separate businesses. He introduced a new corporate organisation by creating five business units with new policies and procedures, business development and project oversight systems.
Prior to GEG, Albert held various roles at KBR where he worked for over 24 years on a wide range of oil and gas projects in the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. As vice president of operations Albert had responsibility for KBR Operations in Baku, Moscow, Lagos, Cairo, Leatherhead, Greenford, Johannesburg, and established operations in Luanda, Atyrau, El Khober and Basra. Previous to this Albert held positions as regional director of project controls, construction and project management.
Keith Howells, chairman of Mott MacDonald Group, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Albert to Mott MacDonald. Our experts have leading roles in the global oil and gas sector, advising on policy, providing environmental, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering. As well as bringing new resources to market, we are also contributing to the long-term commercial sustainability of existing resources by optimising production through enhanced oil recovery technologies, driving operational efficiencies and strengthening storage, transmission and export infrastructure.”